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T. Donald Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss .C375
Scope and Contents The Papers Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, articles and reviews, clippings and photocopies relating to Carter's collecting activities for the American Museum of Natural History, and to his interests in the classification of mammals and birds, and bird banding. Correspondence consists primarily of typewritten letters and carbon copies, with some handwritten letters, both sent and received. The collection includes two handwritten signed letters from Ugo Mochi, principal author...

Edward M. Weyer photographic slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 649-651
Scope and Contents Photographic slides removed from larger Weyer collection. 649. Eskimos, Aleuts, History of the Arctic, maps, explorers, costumes, ceremonies and animals. Also includes portraits of V. Stefansson and Evelyn Stefansson, Knud Rasmussen, Hans Edege, Sir John Franklin, and Robert Peary. Photographs for Man in the Arctic, the Northeast Passage, Peary controversy, and Greenland after the Norse. 650. Dogs, sledding, hunting and eating, Eskimos and butchering, skins. North Greenland: making boots,...

Edward M. Weyer photographs

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Identifier: PPC .W449
Scope and Contents Field photographs from Alaska, Greenland, Brazil and Mexico.

Field photographs and portraits from the Stoll-McCracken Siberian Arctic Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History

 Collection
Identifier: PPC .S75
Scope and Contents Ethnographic prints, photographs on cardstock, including a dall porpoise.

Francis Lee Jaques field diaries and sketchbooks

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Identifier: Mss .J37
Summary Francis Lee Jaques (28 September 1887-24 July 1969), also known as Lee Jaques, is celebrated for his diorama paintings at the American Museum of Natural History, executed during the early and mid-twentieth century. A frequent collaborator with Museum curator and ornithologist Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the artist is especially associated with the Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life (that was co-designed with Robert Cushman Murphy, Museum curator and ornithologist). This collection of...

The Chavantes of Mato Grosso ; Field work, snakes ; Meshie

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 38
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: The Chavantes of Mato Grosso. Edward Moffat Weyer, editor of Natural History magazine and the first non-Indian to visit the Chavante (i.e. Shavante) Indians, presents rare photographic images and observations of the Chavantes who live in the Xingu River region of Brazil. Weyer also discusses his visit to the Kamaiura Indians of Mato Grosso. SEGMENT 2: Field Work: Snakes. Robert Northshield, host, observes Charles M. Bogert, chairman of the Department of Amphibians and Reptiles at the...